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Göldi, Emil A.
Die Vogelwelt des Amazonenstromes: Sammlung von Kunstblättern in 3 Lieferungen
Livraria Classica De Alves, Rio de Janeiro, 1906. Large Quarto. 4, 8, 20, 8, 8, 48 plates with printed tissue guards. Original illustrated tan wraps with black lettering on cover. Illustrated title page. Three lots with separate printed covers for each lot. Developed as Atlas for the work "Aves do Brazil" by the same author, though useful as a separate publication, as stated on cover. Göldi was the director of the Göldi Museum of National History and Ethnography in Pará, Brazil. Each of the 48 plates with watercolors by Ernst Lohse, draftsperson and lithographer at the Museum of Pará, reproduced in chromolithography and protected by tissue guards with printed captions. Each of the plates depicts about ten bird species on average. Contains four small booklets: directions for a definite numbering of the plates, repetition of the explanations on the loose covers, a general register of the scientific names, and a general register of the popular designations. Text in Portuguese and German. all covers loose with wear along edges, back cover of first lot missing. Closed tear in one of the tissue guards. Light age toning not affecting images. covers in overall fair, interiors and plates in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) [Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.]
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